21 Mother of the Bride Photos Worthy of Happy Tears

Get the tissues ready for this emotional Mother's Day roundup!
Hindu bride smiling with her family
Photo by Dana Ann Photography

You've shared eye rolls over price tags, crazy guests and each other (oh my God Mom, really?), but who else will happily hook 126 tiny buttons on the back of your dress? See how these brides shared a quiet moment on their wedding day with the most important women in their lives. See our favorite (emotional) mother of the bride photos, in no particular order, below.

Mother of the bride portrait at Santa Barbara wedding

From the album: A Rustic Elegance Wedding in Santa Barbara, CA


Mother of the bride at Hawaiian wedding

From the album: A Rustic Beach Wedding at Sunset Ranch in Oahu, HI


Mother of the bride and bride on wedding day

From the album: A Traditional Wedding in Baton Rouge, LA


Bride and mother of the bride on wedding day

From the album: A Tuscan Chic Wedding in Chelan, WA


Mother of the bride and bride getting ready on wedding day

From the album: A Biltmore Estate Wedding in Asheville, NC


Excited bride and mother of the bride

From the album: A Traditional Romantic Wedding in Rochester, NY


Grandmother, mother and bride portrait on wedding day

From the album: A Whimsical Wedding in Toronto, ON


Excited bride with bouquet on wedding day

From the album: A Legare-Waring House Wedding in Charleston, SC


Mother of the bride photo

From the album: A Winter Wonderland Wedding in Roseau, MN


Mother of the bride photo

From the album: A Simple Chic Wedding in King City, ON


Mother of the bride photo at Hindu wedding

From the album: A Rustic Indian Wedding at Sri Venkateswara Swami Temple, Panchavati Gazebo in Chicago, IL


Mother of the bride and bride hug on wedding day

From the album: A Bright and Modern Wedding in Redmond, WA


Bride and mother of the bride dance

From the album: A Classic Black-and-White Affair at the Arts Ballroom in Philadelphia, PA


Bride and mother of the bride getting ready on wedding day

From the album: A Vintage Spring Wedding at Plantation at Sunnybrook in Roanoke, VA


Black and white photo of mother of the bride and bride hugging on wedding day

From the album: A Classic Outdoor Wedding at the Bowers Harbor Inn Estate in Traverse City, MI


Bride and mother of the bride on wedding day

From the album: A Metropolitan Ballroom Wedding in Golden Valley, MN


Bride and mother of the bride portrait

From the album: An Elegant Wedding in Pittsburgh, PA


Bride and mother of the bride processional

From the album: A Bold Modern Wedding in Philadelphia, PA


Bride smiling at mom on wedding day

From the album: A Simple Barnyard Wedding in Keene, KY


Bride and mother of the bride on wedding day

From the album: A Rustic Modern Wedding in Seattle, WA


Bride with family members on wedding day

From the album: A Desert Chic Wedding in Scottsdale, AZ


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